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Bug 7715 - Tests not archived
Summary: Tests not archived
Alias: None
Product: HTML WG
Classification: Unclassified
Component: testsuite (show other bugs)
Version: unspecified
Hardware: PC Windows XP
: P2 normal
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: kkrueger
QA Contact: HTML WG Bugzilla archive list
Keywords: NE
Depends on:
Reported: 2009-09-23 22:11 UTC by Jim Jewett
Modified: 2011-04-15 01:02 UTC (History)
3 users (show)

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Description Jim Jewett 2009-09-23 22:11:11 UTC
The status popup lists lists tests -- but these are often hosted at personal URLs.  Ideally, these should be hosted at the w3c; at a minimum, they should be archived in case the original URLs cease to work.
Comment 1 kkrueger 2009-11-18 16:45:12 UTC
sent email to jim asking for clarification, so that this bug is more actionable than in it's current state.
Comment 2 kkrueger 2011-04-14 16:15:59 UTC
No need to do this since you can sync to a past time using Hg.
Comment 3 Jim Jewett 2011-04-15 01:02:27 UTC
I'm not sure how the hg repository helps with data that was never *in* the repository.

For example, Section 3.3 claims to have 10 tests.  When I ask to view them, the first URL is

I think it should be stored at a location under the control of the w3c or whatwg, to minimize the risk of  bitrot.